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Re: [Gtick-devel] Thanks! & Keybindings?

From: Roland Stigge
Subject: Re: [Gtick-devel] Thanks! & Keybindings?
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2005 21:29:39 +0100
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Hi Jeremiah,

thanks for your feedback.

Jeremiah Benham wrote:
> First of all I want to thank the makers of gtick. It is an awesome metronome. 
> I use it everyday in both my teaching and in my practice. One thing that I 
> want to know is if 
> there are any simple keybindings.  I like when a slider is selected I can hit 
> up and down arrow to increase or decrease the speed. I wish though that there 
> were keybindings 
> (if there isn't already) that would increase and decrease the speed by say 
> like 10 or so. I also thought key bindings to reduce the speed in half or 
> multiply it by two.
> I was teaching a student today and she was having trouble with a 16th notes 
> passage. I set gtick to click the 16th notes. It would be nice to be able to 
> hit a key that would 
> reduce this speed in half so that gtick would click eigths for the same 
> passage. Then anouther click of the same key would reduce the speed in half 
> again bring her to quarter 
> notes. The opposite is usefull also. If she is having trouble with the 16th 
> notes that I can quickly hit a key that doubles the speed so she can play 
> with eight or sixteenth 
> notes clicks. 
> Here the binding I may suggest if I may be so bold:
> Up arrow increase the speed by 10 or 16 or so
> Shift + Up arrow increase the speed by 2
> Down arrow decreases by 10 or 16 ......
> Double the speed can be bound to say page up or Shift or Ctrl-D or something.
> What do you guys think? Would that be something very hard to do?

Not really hard to do. :) But it needs time I don't have much of. I can
do it, but not during the next days. Patches are welcome, which would
accelerate the integration process.


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